Time Magazine: Lena Dunham Rape Allegation Fake But Accurate

Thanks to yeoman work by John Nolte of Breitbart.com’s Big Hollywood (and to think I knew him when), “The Lena Dunham story has finally hit the mainstream media (not counting rogue blogs like ours),” Eugene Volokh writes today. Naturally, Time magazine circles the wagons, switching reflexively into postmodern Fake But Accurate mode and responding, “It’s unclear, however, how a reporter could hope to validate or invalidate something that happened behind closed doors a decade ago,” which would news to an MSM that once castigated Mitt Romney and George Bush for their actions decades ago as young men. (And then deliberately chose to airbrush John Kerry and Mr. Obama’s youthful indiscretions in 2004 and 2008, of course.) Fortunately, Volokh, now adding a smidgen of much-needed sanity to the Washington Post, punches back…

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Fake but accurate? Any guy who would rape an obese, tattooed woman with small boobs must be desperate indeed.

    • Just a thought

      He was drunk. In fact, he was so drunk, she had to help him. 🙂

  • Frau Katze

    Another attempt by Big Media to discredit Breitbart, an upstart. Must be shown its place. How dare they?

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    I’m beginning to suspect she has made this entire episode up and that she was never raped.

    • Exile1981

      More likely the guy turned her down and this is her revenge. Or it never happened and she just picked someone from the university she knew was a republican so she could help with the goal of making all non lefties out as criminals.

  • roccolore

    The famous words of CBS after Rathergate